Brazil

Meat from 20 Brazilian companies has been banned from the EU

Brazil unhappy as European Commission drafts ban on meat exports

By Liz Newmark, in Brussels

The European Commission has proposed stopping 20 Brazilian companies exporting meat products into the European Union (EU), following a unanimous vote at the 18-19 April European Commission special committee of member state experts on plants, animals,...

Irish farmers accuse EU of naivety

Irish farmers accuse EU of naivety

By Aidan Fortune

The Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) has accused EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmström of being naive to believe that the Brazilians are going to conform to the rules in any Mercosur trade agreement with the EU, especially with regard to meeting...

Brazil: Focus on sustainability

Brazil: Focus on sustainability

By Aidan Fortune

Brazil has hit the headlines once again for the wrong reasons but while one processor is under investigation, the entire meat industry is working to make the sector sustainable for the future.

ABPA calls for swift solution to BRF exports embargo

ABPA calls for swift solution to BRF exports embargo

By Aidan Fortune

The Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA) has expressed confidence that "immediate and effective solutions" will be put in place by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply in order to resume BRF exports to the EU following...

The European Commission is looking to take action against Brazil following further meat scandals

European Commission steps up action against Brazilian meat fraud

By Liz Newark, In Brussels

The European Commission wants to delist all companies involved in the latest cases of fraud in Brazil’s meat sector from having access to European Union (EU) markets, the EU executive’s spokesperson for health and food safety Anca Paduraru has told GlobalMeatNews....